how to pronounce brocade

/bɹəˈkɛɪd/

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brocade frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word brocade occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

brocade is pronounced in two syllables

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bɹəkɛɪd

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An example use of brocade in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… gold brocade and luxury Persian silk the …”

meanings of brocade

noun:

  1. A decorative pattern.
  2. A thick heavy fabric into which raised patterns have been woven, originally in gold and silver; more recently any cloth incorporating raised, woven patterns.<ref name= "isbn0-19-861271-0"> Brown, Lesley The New shorter Oxford English dictionary on historical principles. pub. Clarendon Oxford 1993 isbn=0-19-861271-0</ref>.
  3. Any of several species of noctuid moths such as some species in the genera Calophasia and Hadena.
  4. An item decorated with brocade.

verb:

  1. To decorate fabric with raised woven patterns.

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